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B.C. auditor says tighter expense rules, oversight needed at B.C. legislature

B.C. auditor says tighter expense rules, oversight needed at B.C. legislature

VICTORIA — British Columbia's auditor general says the province's legislature must set higher standards for expense reporting by top administrative officials following allegations of spending abuses made by Speaker Darryl Plecas.
Defence lawyer awaiting information from Crown in RCMP secrets case

Defence lawyer awaiting information from Crown in RCMP secrets case

OTTAWA — A lawyer for an RCMP employee charged with breaching the official-secrets law says he is awaiting details of the allegations from the Crown.

Supreme Court says case against optical-drive makers over price-fixing can go on

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has given the green light to a pair of British Columbia class-action suits alleging a global price-fixing conspiracy by electronics firms. The suits, filed by Whistler, B.C.
Blackface, a wounded tiny horse and a wayward walleye; In-The-News for Sept. 20

Blackface, a wounded tiny horse and a wayward walleye; In-The-News for Sept. 20

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 20. What we are watching in Canada ...
Britain wants to avoid no-deal Brexit, says British envoy to Canada

Britain wants to avoid no-deal Brexit, says British envoy to Canada

OTTAWA — Britain's envoy to Canada says her government wants to avoid a no-deal Brexit departure from the European Union, and its presentation of documents to Brussels on Thursday was a step towards a last-ditch agreement.
Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's privileged upbringing created a "massive blind spot" when it came to understanding how dressing in blackface could be harmful, he said Thursday.
Invasive giant bee-eating hornets nest found in Nanaimo, B.C.

Invasive giant bee-eating hornets nest found in Nanaimo, B.C.

NANAIMO, B.C. — A nest of invasive Asian giant hornets has been discovered and destroyed in a park south of Nanaimo, B.C.

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'We can move on with our lives:' Alberta parents acquitted in death of toddler

'We can move on with our lives:' Alberta parents acquitted in death of toddler

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An Alberta mother and father who treated their ill son with herbal remedies rather than get him medical attention have been acquitted in the boy's death. The courtroom in Lethbridge, Alta.

Alberta man sentenced to 23.5 years for sexually abusing his three daughters

EDMONTON — A central Alberta man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his three daughters has been sentenced to 23.5 years.
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